The Faculty of Computing and Informatics offers different specialisations and different exit levels. Our offering includes Bachelor, Bachelor Honours, Master and PhD degrees in various specialisations in Computer Science and Informatics. We also offer Postgraduate Certificates in specialised fields. We endeavour to keep up with the rapid changes and evolution of technology. We produce high-quality graduates for both the local and international ICT sectors. We are further renowned for innovative projects and research. We have active research clusters and strive to solve national and international problems by using ICT as an enabler to societal digital transformation. We also consider community service as a priority.
Our research addresses the needs of the country, the region and the world at large. The Faculty focuses on four main research areas: Big Data, Indigenous Knowledge in Digital World, Smart & Secure Environment and Digital Transformation.
We have the following research clusters: Indigenous Knowledge Management Systems (IKMS), Dependable Advanced Network Systems (DANS), Marginalised Community Development (MCD), Smart Communication Systems (SCS), Digital Forensics & Information Security (DFIS), E- Participation (EP) and Business & Policy Analytics (BPA).